by Staff | Mar 3, 2015 2:37 pm | Comments (10)
Democratic U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro of New Haven chose not to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of Congress Tuesday.
by Paul Bass | Feb 17, 2015 2:37 pm | Comments (5)
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal visited New Haven’s subterranean Emergency Operations Center bunker to “sound the alarm” over a looming shutdown of the federal Department of Homeland Security — and to urge the Obama administration to rush to court to overturn a Texas judge’s ruling against its immigration policy.
by Brian Slattery | Feb 16, 2015 12:51 pm | Comments (1)
Gov. Dannel Malloy may have called for a second-chance society. But the people who make money off the prison system have no interest in second chances. They just want to make money. And nothing will change until that does.
That was the message from the audience at the New Haven Public Library Saturday to Rev. Marilyn B. Kendrix. She was there as co-author of The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream, which makes the case for criminal justice reform in Connecticut. The talk was sponsored by the library and the Long Wharf Theatre, in anticipation of brownsville song (b-side for tray), which will run Mar. 25 to Apr. 19.
by Markeshia Ricks & Paul Bass | Feb 13, 2015 1:46 pm | Comments (14)
A Cuban-born community activist who rose through the ranks of city politics and finance stepped into a new pending role Friday as the state’s top bank watchdog—while back home New Haven government braced for a change in how it conducts business.
by Paul Bass | Feb 1, 2015 2:00 pm | Comments (4)
Mike Carter doesn’t pick sides in football. But he does have a prediction for Super Bowl Sunday.
by Diana Li | Jan 29, 2015 8:50 am | Comments (9)
For the first time since October, New Haven’s public-financing agency mustered a quorum—and debated the rules for tying candidates’ matching dollars to the rise in the cost of living.
by Paul Bass | Jan 28, 2015 1:38 pm | Comments (10)
In the back, a bacon-and-cheese pizza was in the work. In the front, a reelection campaign.
by Ana Radelat | Jan 2, 2015 1:36 pm | Comments (1)
New Haven U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s liberal activism may not have helped her win GOP support of her legislative efforts in the outgoing Congress, but it has helped galvanize the left wing of her party.
by Paul Bass | Dec 22, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (5)
Nick Balletto has an elevator pitch ready for the state’s largest bloc of voters, assuming fellow Democrats elect him to their highest statewide party position.
by Allan Appel | Dec 22, 2014 1:20 pm | Comments (2)
Connecticut’s two U.S. senators called Monday for the Obama administration to respond—in an undefined way—to North Korea’s alleged hacking into Sony Pictures’ computer system and lethal threats against the airing of the movie The Interview.